This page provides a short-and-to-the-point overview of expanded form of decimals.

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What is the number `734` in expanded form?

We studied expanded forms in whole numbers.

- `7+3+4`
- `700``+30+4`
- `700``+30+4`

The answer is "`700``+30+4`".

What does the word 'expand' mean?

- to make something large by giving more details
- to make something large by giving more details
- to shorten something by removing details

The answer is 'to make something large by giving more details'.

What is the expanded form of `32.625`?

- decimals do not have an expanded form
- `30+2 + 6//10 + 2//100 + 5//1000`
- `30+2 + 6//10 + 2//100 + 5//1000`

The answer is "`30+2 + 6//10 + 2//100 + 5//1000`".

**Expanded form** : provides the place value of each digits of the number.

Eg: `12.34 = 10+2+3//10+4//100`

*Solved Exercise Problem: *

What is the expanded form of `0.0023`?

- `2//10 + 3//100`
- `2//1000+3//10000`
- `2//1000+3//10000`

The answer is "`2//1000+3//10000`".

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